The ICS Board of Trustees was delighted to announce that Sender Herschorn was the 2018 winner of the ICS Lifetime Achievement Award. This award was created to honour an individual who has made a lifetime commitment and a lasting contribution to the advancement of science, education, clinical practice or public awareness in the field of continence.
Sender was presented with his award at the ICS Annual Dinner, during the ICS Annual Scientific Meeting in Philadelphia. Sender completed his urology training at the University of Toronto in 1978 and is currently Professor of Surgery/Urology at the University of Toronto. He has worked for the Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre at the University since 1979. His career has been focused on functional urology, urinary incontinence, reconstruction, neurogenic and non-neurogenic lower urinary tract disorders. Sender set up the infrastructure at Sunnybrook with a video-urodynamic facility, surgical techniques and technologies, and a fellowship programme to facilitate management of these conditions. He has spent countless hours in educating students, residents, fellows, urologists, other specialists, family doctors and patients in incontinence and LUT disorders.
Sender Herschorn is an honorary member of the ICS having completed his three year term of office as General Secretary in 2014. A key achievement of Sender's term was initiating and delivering the new ICS Strategic Plan.
During Sender’s acceptance speech he stated that he very much valued receiving his award and was greatly touched when all the ICS staff came up on stage with him for the presentation.
ICS Lifetime Achievement Award 2018 announcement